Overtaking: One dead as saloon car collides head-on with articulated truck

Overtaking: One dead as saloon car collides head-on with articulated truck

- One person is reported dead after a head-on collision of an articulated truck and a saloon car

- Driver of the saloon car died after his car crashed with the articulated truck on the Teacher Mante road

- He reportedly overtook some vehicles ahead of him and crashed head-on with the articulated vehicle

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One person is reported dead after a head-on collision of an articulated truck and a saloon car.

The saloon car driver died after his car crashed into the articulated truck on the Teacher Mante stretch of the Accra-Kumasi Highway.

The saloon car was heading towards Kumasi junction, but on reaching Teacher Mante, the driver reportedly overtook some vehicles ahead of him and crashed head-on with the articulated vehicle.

According to a report filed by Starrnews, the driver of the saloon car was trapped in a pool of blood behind the steering wheel of the mangled vehicle in an unconscious condition.

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Overtaking: One dead as saloon car collides head on with articulated truck
Overtaking: One dead as saloon car collides head on with articulated truck
Source: UGC

He was later removed and rushed to the Nsawam government Hospital for treatment, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

His body has been deposited at the same Hospital morgue for preservation and identification.

The driver of the articulated vehicle and his two drivers’ mates sustained various degree of injury.

Road accidents have almost become an unwanted part of the Ghanaian life.

The causes of these accidents range from drunk driving, to stress driving and even disregard for road traffic regulation.

These factors have caused the death of thousands of Ghanaians both young and old.

These deaths could have been avoided if the drivers strictly adhered to road traffic regulations.

Despite various education carried out by the National Road Safety Commission to reduce the accident rate, the number keeps increasing.

In other news, Six children and four adults have perished in a gory accident with several others sustaining various degrees of injury.

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The Garu bound 45-seater Kia bus travelling from Kumasi got involved in the accident at Nasia a suburb of Walewale in the North East Region.

The vehicle reportedly run into a metal bridge and somersaulted many times before wrecking.

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